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Mosaic disease causes a serious epidemic of cucumber plants in Iraq. To investigate causal agents of such symptoms, whole genome and metatrancriptomic sequencing data were collected from pathogenic cucumber leaves. The result shows that Tomato leaf curl Palampur virus DNA-A and B were existed with 2,756 and 2,719 bp sequences that deposited under acc. numbers ON229618 and ON229620 respectively, and the isolate named Babylon1.  Further, Squash vein yellowing virus was found with 9,832 bp sequence that deposited under acc. number ON229619, and the isolate called Iraq. Mixed infection reported here for the first time in cucumber in Iraq, highlighting the impact of such infection that threat the cucumber fields.


Bioinformatics Cucumber genome Geminiviridae Potyviridae RNA seq Total DNA reads

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Alyasiry, H. ., Alisawi, O. ., & Al Fadhal, F. . (2024). Short Notes: First Report of a Co-Infection of Squash Vein Yellowing Virus and Tomato Leaf Curl Palampur Virus in Cucumber Plants in Iraq. Basrah Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 37(1), 296–299.


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